Constructions

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Incorporation

Meaning is completely predictable, and we can use a full noun instead

  • nga-kanj-ngun, nga-ngun kun-kanj meat-eat


Compounding

Meaning is more specific than might be predicted, and we cannot use a full noun instead

  • nga-bo-ngun, drink (but not nga-ngun kukku)